2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 18, 2019  
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ART 261 - Typography, 2 credit hours


Prerequisite(s): ART 240  
This course is an introduction to the history, anatomy and classifications of type. By using a combination of lab and lecture, this course evaluates typography’s role in the creative and visual direction of a message. Understanding the power of typography by way of its influential & iconic typefaces and layout guidelines leads to more effective visual communication. Students use Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator to complete projects and solve problems aimed at achieving these goals. Students must provide laptop computer and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software (Adobe CC) to use in this course. Specifically Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.



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